ogdoad

[ og-doh-ad ]
/ ˈɒg doʊˌæd /

noun

the number eight.
a group of eight.

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Origin of ogdoad

1615–25; <Late Latin ogdoad- (stem of ogdoas) <Greek ogdoás, derivative of ógdoos eighth; see -ad1

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British Dictionary definitions for ogdoad

ogdoad
/ (ˈɒɡdəʊˌæd) /

noun

a group of eight

Word Origin for ogdoad

C17: via Late Latin from Greek ogdoos eighth, from oktō eight
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